On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in June 1912

  • Jun 5 Eric Hollies, English cricket spin bowler (13 Tests, 44 wickets; dismissed Donald Bradman for 0 in his final Test innings), born in Old Hill, Staffordshire, England (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Josef Neckermann, German equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1992)
  • Jun 9 Ingolf Dahl [Marcus], German-American pianist and composer (Allegro and Arioso), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Jun 18 Glen Morris, American Olympic track and field champion (Olympic gold, 1936) and actor (Tarzan, Hold That Co-ed), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1974)
  • Jun 19 Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
  • Jun 24 Brian Johnston, British cricket commentator (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur), born in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Dan Reeves, American NFL team owner (Cleveland/LA Rams), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)

About June 1912

How Old? 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)